“9.4.10 (A certain density)”, 2010, Ink on paper, 11 x 8.5 inches. Photo courtesy of Gallery Joe, Philadelphia.
Astrid Bowlby’s exhibition Light opened last weekend at Gallery Joe in Old City, Philadelphia. In her fourth solo show at Gallery Joe, Bowlby explores the ratio of dark to light.
“8.3.10 (A certain density, right)”, 2010, Ink on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Photo courtesy of Gallery Joe, Philadelphia.
In one section of the gallery, the Vault, five unframed drawings are composed of nine densely drawn layers of black ink. Bowlby, a 2005 Pew Fellow in the Arts, has completed over 20 drawings in this series, loosely titled A certain density.
now–November 13, 2010
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Learn more about Bowlby’s work and Light—read an excerpt of an essay written for this exhibition >
See Bowlby’s Pew Fellowships in the Arts page & find out more about Pew Fellowships >